Plant of South African origin, Latin name Aspalathus linearis, used to make a tea-like drink, of a red colour.

Usually used in the processed form (misnamed fermented), but sometimes as green rooibos.

A number of flavoured versions of rooibos have been created - including lemon, Earl Grey and vanilla.

Rooibos has many health benefits.

A timeline can be found at [1]

Dragonfly Teas lists a number of recipes at [2]

See alsoEdit

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